Depending upon how you may phrase a query, Google will sometimes jump into a Q&A (question and answer) mode. This is described on one of Google’s help pages: Want to know the population of Japan? What currency is used in Algeria? The birthplace of Bono? Hit us with a fact-based question or query (like “population … Read more Google Q&A Patent Applications?
In the recent predictions for 2007 post, a commenter asked about the impact of the Open Directory Project and its data on research in 2006, and what the information might be used for in 2007. I was also asked what I thought was the most interesting use. Those were some great questions, and I hadn’t … Read more Patent Documents Mentioning the Open Directory Project in 2006